Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Alchemist') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link:AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer:Murphy-J.P.
Year of Registration or Introduction:2006
Ploidy:Diploid
Foliage type:Dormant
Scape height:54 inches
Bloom size:7 inches
Bloom time:Late
Plant Traits:Extended Bloom
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Bud Count:16-20
Branching:2-way
Bloom Form:Unusual Form
Unusual Form - Cascade
Color description:light purple with yellow midrib above yellow throat with green heart

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit:Herb/Forb
Life cycle:Perennial
Sun Requirements:Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness:Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Flowers:Showy
Propagation: Seeds:Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods:Division
Parentage:After Awhile Crocodile x sdlg
Child plants:one child plant

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Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Aug 28, 2014 4:24 PM

Alchemist was one of my very first Jim Murphy intros. I had decided to expand my mostly nice andfull, round shapes with something daring and, for me, very different. Alchemist is a deep purple cascade flower. I wanted late bloomers, but unfortunately it never bloomed late for me, so after a few years it left my garden.

But, really, not blooming late here was its only fault. Otherwise, it would have stayed.

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